Solo: A Star Wars Story serves up lots of fan service, but few surprises

In this origin story, Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) is a lowly slum dweller who steals from the Empire.
In this origin story, Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) is a lowly slum dweller who steals from the Empire. PHOTO: THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (PG)

135 minutes/Opens today/3 stars

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 24, 2018, with the headline 'Few surprises, lots of fan service'. Subscribe